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Can Psychiatry and Neuroscience Peacefully Coexist?

Can Psychiatry and Neuroscience Peacefully Coexist?

Neuroscience is often thought of as the scientific study of the brain and all it’s working chemicals, neurons, and other parts. Because of the genetic and chemical components included in this science, it is thought to be an interdisciplinary field of study. When you add specialty studies such as biology, chemistry, and psychology, there are sure to be many conflicting theories for any one given set of circumstances. Such is the beginning of new thought.

 

Two Sides of the Same Science

Many papers have been written lately on the battle between brilliant minded individuals over psychiatry in neuroscience. One of the main problems is that psychology studies the nervous system only in as much as it deals with the physical structures and alters behavior. Neuroscience, on the other hand, studies the chemical reactions and how they change the body, but largely ignore the emotional and mental behaviors that can … Read more